NJ Wildfires, Push for Electric Vehicles, Studio 2 Trivia

NJ DEP Assistant Commissioner John Cecil talks climate change and wildfires. Then, the major push for electric vehicles in the past several years is getting more intense.

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FILE - A motorist charges his electric vehicle at a Tesla Supercharger station in Detroit, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. New Jersey residents looking to buy or lease an electric vehicle won’t be able to get a government rebate — at least temporarily — because the state program has been so popular that it's already running out of money, officials said, Tuesday, April 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Wildfires have torn through the New Jersey Pinelands in recent weeks, and red flag fire risk warnings have been issued in nine counties. We’ll talk with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Assistant Commissioner John Cecil.

We have the latest on electric vehicles. Are you in the market for one? What do you think about the national push for EV policies and incentives like rebates? We’re joined by John Paul MacDuffie, director of the Program on Vehicle and Mobility Innovation at Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management.

WHYY’s Tonya Pendleton shares the most exciting things to check out this weekend, and we have more Studio 2 trivia with this week’s contestant.

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